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This course is not available for international students.

Computer Systems and Networking

Computer Systems and Networking

Bachelor Degree

B-SCCSNT

Course
Bachelor of Science (Computer Systems and Networking)
Duration
3 years full-time
Credit
600

Outline

Computer Systems and Networking

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You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.

Bachelor Degrees prepare students to develop broad and coherent knowledge and skills in a discipline for professional work and further learning corresponding to AQF level 7 qualifications.

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What you'll learn

  • apply the theory of computer systems networking within the engineering design method, whilst remaining cognisant of network operational issues
  • define a problem and apply creative thinking to the formulation of a solution; verify and implement the solution
  • access information, evaluate and organise information relevant to computer systems networking
  • document networking information to meet technical and legal requirements; communicate concepts and technical information to lay and professional personnel in written, oral and electronic forms
  • use appropriate tools to design, analyse and verify computer systems networks and their components
  • recognise that the computer systems networking industry changes rapidly, and maintain currency via a spirit of inquiry and relevant further study
  • apply international standards, practices and conventions appropriate to computer systems networking
  • function effectively within a typical multidisciplinary and multi-cultural engineering design team as a team member, manager or team leader, recognising individual human rights
  • commit to and behave in accordance with the professional and ethical responsibilities of engineers

Entry requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

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Essential course prerequisites

Successful completion of the first two years of the SLIIT Bachelor of Science Special (HONS) in Information Technology-Computer Systems and Networking degree meets the academic requirements for entry to Year 3 of the Curtin Bachelor of Science (Computer Systems and Networking Major). All students are required to satisfy Curtin's English language requirements for undergraduate admission.

Successful completion of the first two years of the SLIIT Bachelor of Science Special (HONS) in Information Technology-Computer Systems and Networking degree meets the academic requirements for entry to Year 3 of the Curtin Bachelor of Science (Computer Systems and Networking Major). All students are required to satisfy Curtin's English language requirements for undergraduate admission.

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

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Fees & charges

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